Stop! Which Brakes in 2017?
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Slow down, buddy… In the past few years a new generation of brakes has hit the market. SRAM finally came out with a successor to their much decried Avid brakes (although some were quite good, like the Codes), Shimano kept … Read More

What’s New? The ‘Spoke Welcomes Trek!
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People are asking us this question in the shop, sometimes wondering what the latest cool new thing is and sometimes just wondering what’s been going on in our lives and in the shop.  A lot of times I don’t have … Read More

Santa Fe Trail Jam 2017
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The 2017 Santa Fe Trail Jam happened a few weekends ago and was a great success despite unfavorable winds and last minute mishaps with the construction crews. High-flying riders from around the state showed up in droves to give the … Read More

24HOP: Arizona Mudfest, Beer Included
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24 Hours in The Old Pueblo Every spring, deep in the Sonoran desert, a tribe of people gather to celebrate the oncoming riding season. Over a course of a week, 5,000 people will create a makeshift camp filled with bikes, … Read More

2016 Retrospective: The Good, The Bad, The Meh?
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Opinions of Kyle Klain – Well, that’s a wrap. 2016 has come to an end with a whimper and we’re off, bravely, into 2017. A lot happened this year (even an election, believe it or not), but we are going … Read More

Stoke: Kona Bikepacking Video
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We have been watching bikepacking grow over the years and rightfully so! Here in Santa Fe we have easy access to public lands straight from town. This video posted by Kona of a Finnish fellow riding near his hometown rings … Read More

Opinion: Best Descents in Santa Fe
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Now here’s a touchy subject: which trails are most fun….going down. Everyone has their personal favorites, but we figured we would lay out a few of our select. I already here the moans that we didn’t include Winsor on here, but … Read More

BME Santa Fe – View from a Rookie
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With the sun beginning to set and the final riders coming down Stage 4, the full body fatigue of a 12 hour day on a bike began to set in. The Big Mountain Enduro kickoff this year at Glorieta Camps … Read More

Rocky Mountain’s New Bike: Pipeline
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Whatever you might think of the 27.5+ bikes, this video is absolutely awesome:

Shop Testing: Kona Process 153
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When You're Least Expecting It… Okay, we’re not going to lie: this ‘review’ may be more a love letter than a technical appraisal. Why a love letter? Well, because something doesn’t need to be perfect to be loved and what we … Read More

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